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Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives

Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives
Author: Cynthia Enloe
ISBN 13: 9780520220713
ISBN 10: 520220714
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2000-02-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 437
List Price: $30.95

"Enloe blends a sharp analytical eye with an attention to real people's lives. She examines the structural forces that militarize our lives, but does not overlook the role of the individual in either advancing or resisting militarization."—Jennifer Turpin, coeditor of The Women and War Reader

"One of the most impressive things about this book is its breadth, and the way in which Enloe runs her thread through so many different issues, so many different women's stories and experiences."—Sandra Whitworth, author of Feminism and
International Relations

"Cynthia Enloe here rethinks the global militarization of women's lives that she first confronted in her now-classic Does Khaki Become You? With her customary insight, sensitivity, and eloquence, Enloe helps us to see the connections among diverse groups of women in every corner of the world. If her unravelling of the process of militarization can make frightening reading, at the same time she holds out hope by showing that demilitarization, like its opposite, comes about through concrete acts and decisions."—Leila J. Rupp, author of Worlds of Women

Women's Review of Books

Demonstrate[s] with particular sensitivity and insight how core political institutions shape women's identities and interests...Beautifully written, in a lively, accessible manner, [Maneuvers] teach[es] students that it is possible to combine rigorous, hard-hitting analysis with compassion and engagement.